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Dissertation Support Services (DSS)

Finishing your dissertation is the last hurdle in your educational journey and NSU's Fischler College has developed some resources to get you there.

Meet the team who are here to help you finish your dissertation.

Director of Dissertation Support Services

Name Email Phone
Jennifer Reeves

(850) 727-8994

DSS Faculty

Name Email Phone
Vanaja Nethi

(954) 262-8603

Alex Edmonds

(954) 262-8586

Steven Hecht

(954) 262-8468


Name Email Phone
Dana Mills, Ph.D.

(954) 262-7818

Research Process Associate/Final Format Review

Name Email Phone
Camille Coke

(954) 262-7857

Dissertation Services Associates (DSAs)

Name Email
David Weintraub

Katrina Pann

Francisco Vital

We have uploaded a plethora of dissertation resources into the Dissertation Support Services Canvas course. Click on the following link to access the DSS Canvas course: . If you do not have access to the DSS Canvas course please send an email to and request access. Please note we will use this course to disseminate pertinent information and helpful workshops and resources for the dissertation process.

The Dissertation Support Services Team is here for you!

If you have a concern/request about the dissertation process, including questions regarding their dissertation committee, a dissertation benchmark, IRB, format review, etc., please log into ADRIANA, and send a message to your DSS Faculty member or send an email to

For academic advising, registration assistance, program and curricular queries, and/or general questions and support, contact your advisor (based on your doctoral concentration):

Doctoral Academic Advisors

If you have department-specific questions, including questions specifically relating to your concentration, final document submission, or graduation, please email your department directly:

Department of Higher Education Leadership and Instructional Technology: 
Curriculum and Instruction Department:


IRB Q&A Sessions

IRB questions? We are online the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7:00-9:00 pm EST for an open Q & A forum.

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:

iPhone one-tap (US Toll): 

+16465588656,884830929# or +14086380968,884830929#

Telephone (US Toll):

Dial: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 408 638 0968
Meeting ID: 884 830 929

International numbers available:


Format Review Q&A Sessions for Format Review

Have a question about format review or want to learn about the format review process? Ms. Coke is online the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm EST for an open Q & A forum.

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:

Or iPhone one-tap :
    US: +14086380986,,126512760#  or +16465588665,,126512760#

Or Telephone:
    Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 646 558 8656  or 1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 523 302 184
International numbers available:

Did you miss our chat with Dr. Jennifer Reeves, Director of Dissertation Support Services?

Click on the image above to learn more about the the support mechanisms we have in place to ensure that you finish strong!

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